Our Awards and Recognition
North Shore LIJ’s Cushing Neuroscience Institute (CNI) is named in Becker’s Hospital Review “Top 100 Hospitals with Great Neurosurgery and Spine Programs” in the United States. Read the press release here.
North Shore-LIJ’s Cushing Neuroscience Institute and Lenox Hill Hospital host second annual New York Neurosurgery Symposium. Read about the event.
North Shore-LIJ's neurosurgery team guest speak at major stroke conference in China. Read the press release.
Lenox Hill skull base surgeons publish a novel minimally invasive technique for removing skull base tumors. For the complete abstract of this case study, click here.
North Shore-LIJ's stroke neurology team participates in Network of Indian Professionals (NetIP) annual health fair held in New York City. Read the press release.
Hundeds of surviors take part in 7th Annual Brain Aneurysm Awareness walk at Jones Beach State Park in Wantagh, NY. Watch the video here.
US Rep. Steve Israel Meets with Neurology Team from North Shore-LIJ's Cushing Neursocience Institute to discuss mission to make Long Island and New York City the Neuroscience Research Capital of the World. Read the press release.
Syosset Hospital receives the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines—Gold Plus and Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Quality Achievement Award.
Alexander Gamble, DO and senior author Amir R. Dehdashti, MD, receive acceptance of manuscript “Awake craniotomy in arteriovenous malformation surgery; the usefulness of cortical and subcortical mapping of language function in selected patients” for publication in prestigious World Neurosurgery.
Two nurses from North Shore-LIJ’s Brain Aneurysm Center are among the crowd that participated in the Fourth Annual Lobby Day in Washington, D.C., meeting encouraging them to declare a “National Brain Aneurysm Awareness Month.” Read the press release.
North Shore-LIJ’s Comprehensive Epilepsy Care Center at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset and the Comprehensive Pediatric Epilepsy Center at Cohen Children’s Medical Center in New Hyde Park, NY, were recognized as Level 4 centers. Read the press release.
Raj K. Narayan, MD, is the keynote speaker at the Jodhpur One World Retreat in Jodhpur, India, an event designed to raise funds and awareness of the Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) problem in India. Read the press release.
North Shore University Hospital (NSUH), part of the North Shore-LIJ Health System, receives the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®– Gold Plus and Target: Stroke Honor Roll-Elite Plus Quality Achievement Award.
Souhel Najjar,MD, Chair, Department of Neurology, Lenox Hill Hospital and Staten Island University Hospital, Chair and Professor of Neurology, Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine, is appointed by North Shore-LIJ Health System as Senior Vice President and Executive Director of the health system's Neurology Service Line.
Raj K. Narayan, MD, is invited as honored guest to attend event hosted by INS in conjunction with the Israel Spine Society and the Israeli Trauma Association on March 11 in Upper Galilee, Israel. Read the press release.
North Shore University Hospital is First on Long Island to Receive Joint Commission’s Advanced Certification as a Comprehensive Stroke Center. Read the press release.
Editor Michael Schulder, MD, FAANS, from North Shore-LIJ’s Cushing Neuroscience Institute was the leader of the team at AANS Neurosurgeon that has received the 2014 Folio: Eddie Awards in two categories. Read the press release.
The Comprehensive Epilepsy Care Center is one of the first on Long Island to treat intractable epilepsy with a new device.
A new Brain Tumor Biotech Center is christened. Read the press release.
The Sixth Annual Brain Aneurysm Awareness walk takes place at Jones Beach State Park in with over 1500 participants. Read about the event here.
A new device is used to treat a rare stroke case. Read the press release here.
U.S. News & World Report ranked our neurology and neuroscience services nationally and regionally for 2014-2015:
- North Shore University Hospital - #48 nationally
- Huntington Hospital
- Lenox Hill Hospital
- Staten Island University Hospital
North Shore-LIJ physicians David Chalif, MD, FACS; Peter Costantino, MD, FACS; Amir Dehdashti, MD, FACS; Mark Eisenberg, MD; David J. Langer, MD; Erez Nossek, MD; Rafael Ortiz, MD; and Avi Setton, MD, Publish Abstract in Prestigious Neurosurgery Journal Regarding the "Lenox Bypass".
North Shore-LIJ, Lenox Hill, Cohen Epilepsy programs are recognized by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers. Read the press release here.
North Shore-LIJ Health System's CirrusHealth receives honorable mention in Dignity Health and Box Developer Challenge for creating a new cloud-based patient education system.
North Shore-LIJ's Cushing Neuroscience Institute Faculty Named in the 2014 Castle Connolly Top Doctors®. Read the article here.
Michael Schulder, MD, FAANS and Jonathan Knisely, MD, co-directors of the Cancer Institute's Center for Stereotactic Radiosurgery, are now treating cancer patients with the innovative Gamma Knife Perfexion® system.
North Shore-LIJ physicians publish in prestigious journal and discuss benefits of internal maxillary artery to middle cerebral artery bypass. View the abstract here. Please note: you must be a full subscriber in order to view the entire article.
Raj K. Narayan, MD, FACS, chair, neurosurgery at North Shore University Hospital and Long Island Jewish Medical Center and Chunyan Li, Ph.D., North Shore-LIJ's Feinstein Institute for Medical Research Receive U.S. Patent for Traumatic Brain Injury Monitoring Tool. Read the press release here.
North Shore-LIJ's Cushing Neuroscience Institute physicians are named as recipients of the 2013 Patients' Choice Awards. Read the press release here.
The Comprehensive Epilepsy Care Center at North Shore-LIJ's Cushing Neuroscience Institute becomes the first in the US and the first in the New York metro area to use a new combination of minimally invasive surgical techniques to treat epilepsy. Read the press release here.
The February 2013 issue of Neurosurgeon, for which Dr. Michael Schulder is editor, published by The American Association of Neurologic Surgeons (AANS), has been nominated by Folio Magazine as an "Eddie/Ozzie" award finalist for best standalone digital magazine.
The Fifth Annual Brain Aneurysm Awareness walk takes place at Jones Beach State Park in Wantagh, NY with over $70,000 raised for research. Read about the event here.
Cynthia L. Harden, MD, Chief, Division of Epilepsy and Electroencephalography and Director of the Comprehensive Epilepsy Care Center, authors updated guidelines for vagus nerve stimulation.
North Shore-LIJ's Cushing Neuroscience Institute makes Becker's Hospital Review's top 100 list of hospitals with exceptional neurosurgery and spine programs. Read about it here.
North Shore-LIJ's Cushing Neuroscience Institute Neurosurgeons and Neurologists Named to the 2013 Best Doctors in America® List. Read the press release.
The North Shore-LIJ Health System launches the "Think F.A.S.T." Stroke Awareness Campaign and educates more than 32,000 people. Read about the program here.
Lenox Hill, Plainview, Syosset, Huntington and North Shore University hospitals receive the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's Get With The Guidelines®–Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award.
The Comprehensive Epilepsy Care Center becomes the first center in the Northeast to perform nine laser ablation cases, a new magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)-guided thermal imaging and laser technology recently used to treat epileptic seizures. Read the press release here.
Fourteen neurosurgeons and neurologists from North Shore-LIJ's Cushing Neuroscience Institute have been named in the New York metro and national editions of the 2013 Castle Connolly Top Doctors®. Click here for the press release.
Staten Island University Hospital, part of the North Shore-LIJ Health System, is awarded the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's Get With The Guidelines®–Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. Read the press release here.
Glen Cove Hospital, part of the North Shore-LIJ Health System, receives the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's Get With The Guidelines®–Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award.
The Cushing Neuroscience Institute's (CNI) Stroke Center at Long Island Jewish (LIJ) Medical Center is awarded the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. Click here for the press release.
Dr. Michael Schulder, vice chair of neurosurgery at North Shore University Hospital and director of the Brain Tumor Center at Cushing Neuroscience Institute, speaks as a visiting professor at the University of Thessaly's School of Health Sciences in Larissa, Greece.
Dr. Mark Eisenberg, director of the Skull Base Center at Cushing Neuroscience Institute, is the first neurosurgeon on Long Island to use the Visionsense VSII three-dimensional (3D) endoscope camera system for pituitary tumor removal. Click here to view Dr. Eisenberg's segment with Max Gomez of WCBS2 News.
The Brain Aneurysm Center at Cushing Neuroscience Institute, along with the Brain Aneurysm Foundation, hosts Long Island's Fourth Annual Brain Aneurysm Awareness Walk at Jones Beach State Park and raises $60,000 for research.
Department of Neurosurgery residents Sal Zavarella, DO and Sudhakar Vapelu, DO, receive the "Annual Neurosurgery Resident Paper Award" from the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons (ACOS). Of the many submissions received, the ACOS recognized only the top three resident papers. Click here for the press release.
The leaders of North Shore University Hospital (NSUH) Neurocritical Care Center team, were recognized for their dedication and diligent work in this year's enrollment in the CLEAR III clinical trial, funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). David LeDoux, MD, director of neurocritical care at NSUH and principal investigator of the NSUH-based CLEAR III clinical trial, and Oleg Rivkin RPA-C, supervising physician assistant and the study's coordinator, are working in collaboration with Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, the primary sponsor for the study. For the full press release, click here.
North Shore University Hospital ranked among the nation's Top 50 for Neurology and Neurosurgery in U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals 2012-2013 ranking. Click here to read the press release.
Long Island Jewish Medical Center becomes the leading recruitment center in the United States for the NIH-sponsored ARUBA trial.
The Comprehensive Epilepsy Care Center at Cushing Neuroscience Institute becomes the first center on Long Island to offer Laser Interstitial Thermal Therapy (LITT), a new MRI-guided thermal imaging and laser technology used to treat certain types of seizures. Click here for the press release.
Cushing Neuroscience Institute's Comprehensive Epilepsy Care Center becomes the first center on Long Island to offer the newest device for stimulation of the vagus nerve, which may aid seizure control.
Dr. Harold L. Rekate, director of The Chiari Institute at North Shore-LIJ Health System, has been appointed to the advisory board of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration as a medical expert for the Visual Impairment Intracranial Pressure (VIIP) program.
Cushing Neuroscience Institute physicians named in 2012 online directory of Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors®.
Dr. Harold L. Rekate, Director, The Chiari Institute and Hypothlamic Hamartoma Center, is appointed to the Visual Impairment Intracranial Pressure advisory board (VIIP) of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) to study the causes of of visual impairment in astronauts after prolonged space flight.
Dr. Michael Schulder is elected to membership in the Society of Neurological Surgeons the oldest neurosurgical society in the world, where he joins two other members of the Cushing Neuroscience Institute faculty, Dr. Richard Winn and Dr. Raj Narayan. This organization is restricted to certain academic neurosurgeons as determined by the membership.
Dr. David Eidelberg is awarded an R01 grant from the National Institutes of Health to study the structure-function relationships of brain networks in dystonia.
Dr. Harold L. Rekate, Director, The Chiari Institute and Hypothalamic Hamartoma Center, is designated as Founder, International Hydrocephalus Imaging Working Group (IHIWG). The IHIWG is a group of internationally recognized neuroscientists, neuroradiologists, engineers and physicists working to apply new magnetic resonance technology to the study of hydrocephalus.
February 3, 2011
Ten North Shore-LIJ Hospitals earn Achievement Awards for Stroke Care.
December 1, 2010
Raj K. Narayan, MD, receives prestigious award from American Association of
Physicians of Indian Origin of Queens and Long Island.
October 15, 2010
Raj Narayan, MD and Chunyan Li, PhD to share $5M US Department of Defense Grant to Develop "Lab-on-a-Chip" to Monitor Brain-Injured Patients. The work will be performed at the Feinstein Institute.
September 30, 2010
The Feinstein Institute is endowed as a Morris K. Udall Center of Excellence in Parkinson's Disease Research by the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. The Center is led by Dr. David Eidelberg.